Lee Cotter

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Lee Cotter
Member of the New Mexico Senate
from the 36th[1] district
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded by Mary Jane Garcia
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Las Cruces, New Mexico
Alma mater New Mexico State University
University of Arizona

Lee S. Cotter[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the New Mexico Senate representing District 36 since January 15, 2013.

Education[edit]

Cotter earned his BS in civil engineering from New Mexico State University and his MBA from the University of Arizona.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Challenging incumbent District 36 Democratic Senator Mary Jane Garcia a third time, Cotter and Senator Garcia won their June 5, 2012 primaries;[3] Cotter won the November 6, 2012 General election with 9,146 votes (53.9%) against Senator Garcia.[4]
  • 2004 To initially challenge Senator Garcia, Cotter was unopposed for the June 1, 2004 Republican Primary, winning with 658 votes[5] but lost the November 2, 2004 General election to Senator Garcia.[6]
  • 2008 Cotter and Senator Garcia won their June 8, 2008 primaries,[7] setting up a rematch; Cotter lost the November 4, 2008 General election to Senator Garcia.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senator Lee S. Cotter (R)". Santa Fe, New Mexico: New Mexico Legislature. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Lee Cotter's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Canvass of Returns of Primary Election Held on June 5, 2012 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 2 & 7. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 6, 2012 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 4. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Canvass of Returns of Primary Election Held on June 1, 2004 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 7. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 2, 2004 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 4. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Canvass of Returns of Primary Election Held on June 8, 2008 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 2 & 7. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 4, 2008 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 4. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 

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